Kansas man Raymond Soden, 67, solicited a 13-year-old girl for sex via Facebook. Photo: Kansas Department of Corrections

Kansas man Raymond Soden, 67, solicited girls aged 13 and 14 for sex via Facebook. But judge lessened his sentence because teens were ‘aggressors’

  • Judge Michael Gibbens sentenced Raymond Soden to less than six years’ jail, far less than sentencing guidelines suggested
  • The judge questioned how much the teenage victims had suffered from having sex with Soden, because they did not attend his sentencing
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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Kansas man Raymond Soden, 67, solicited a 13-year-old girl for sex via Facebook. Photo: Kansas Department of Corrections
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The father, known as H.K.H in court, was sentenced to 15 years. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong father who raped young daughter jailed for 15 years

  • Defence counsel uses letter 10-year-old sent saying she loved her father as part of mitigation plea
  • But judge dismisses claims and points to psychological report that says victim was disturbed by what happened
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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The father, known as H.K.H in court, was sentenced to 15 years. Photo: Roy Issa
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